Conditions

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Abductor Tendons (Gluteus Medius & Gluteus Minimus)

Abductor tendon problems are a common source of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) that fails to respond to conservative treatment, often described erroneously as “recalcitrant trochanteric bursitis”. The gluteus medius is the more frequently involved [...]

Abductor Tendons (Gluteus Medius & Gluteus Minimus)

Subspine Impingement

Subspine impingement is just a variation of FAI, specifically the pincer type. The anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) is a bony prominence just above the front of the acetabulum. It is a site of [...]

Subspine Impingement

Hip Dysplasia

What is Hip Dysplasia? Dysplasia is a Latin word meaning altered growth. The term “Hip Dysplasia” includes a broad spectrum of abnormal shapes (morpohologies) of both sides of the ball-and-socket joint.  These abnormal morphologies [...]

Hip Dysplasia

Hip Arthritis

The hip is susceptible to damage, deterioration, and subsequently arthritis due to a variety of conditions. Arthritis is just a catch-all term for the joint wearing out. It is characterized by painful restricted motion [...]

Hip Arthritis

Femoroacebatular Impingement Syndrome (FAI)

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a bony abnormality of the hip joint that can lead to painful cartilage damage (both labrum and articular cartilage) among adolescents and adults, and subsequently leads to osteoarthritis. (Related Study: Femoroacetabular [...]

Femoroacebatular Impingement Syndrome (FAI)

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome is a diagnosis that probably gets overlooked and overused in equal proportions. It is characterized by buttock pain exacerbated with sitting and is usually associated with sciatica characterized by radiating nerve pain [...]

Piriformis Syndrome

Snapping Hip Syndrome

Most things that pop and snap around the hip are not coming from the joint itself. Hip joint problems may cause sharp stabbing pain, catching, or a sense of locking, but the two most common [...]

Snapping Hip Syndrome